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Japan, Tokyo, Travel

The Best Japanese Hot Spring Theme Park in Tokyo

Since I decided to have a Tokyo-focused itinerary during my first visit to Japan, my options for onsens or natural hot springs were limited. It was a choice between an onsen theme park in Odaiba or a sento communal bath house inside metropolitan Tokyo. Obviously, I chose the theme park. Who wouldn’t…

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Japan, Tokyo, Travel

What to See in Japan’s Man-made Island – Odaiba

Odaiba is a man-made island built on a reclaimed land in Tokyo Bay. The artificial island was initially developed to protect the southern part of Tokyo against possible attacks from the sea. It later developed into a major commercial area now known for its shopping and entertainment centers popular among locals and foreign visitors. Spending the…

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Japan, Nara, Travel

A Morning Trip to Nara Deer Park

One of the highlights during my trip to Japan. Since my friend Kat and I were staying in Namba, Osaka, we had to take the train to Nara. We woke up early for this trip, but got lost on our way there somehow despite studying Japan’s railroad network beforehand. It…

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